eastern catholilcism

A Simple Guide for Understanding Icons

November 29, 2007

Catholics United for the Faith gave us permission to reprint this handy guide on the history and symbolism of icons. What are icons? In Eastern Christian heritage, icons are sacred images of Christ, Mary, and the saints, or of events in salvation history such as the Nativity or the Crucifixion. The very word "icon" comes […]

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